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They Can't Take That Away from Me.

By: Mazur, Gail.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Phoenix Poets: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (93 p.).ISBN: 9780226514468.Subject(s): American poetryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: They Can't Take That Away from MeDDC classification: 811.54 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Acknowledgments -- I -- II -- III -- IV -- V
Summary: In this series of new poems Gail Mazur takes stock-of the complexity of relationships between parents and children, the desires of the body as well as its frailties, the distinctions between memory and history, and the hope of art to capture these seemingly inscrutable realities. By turns mordant and passionate, narrative and meditative, Mazur's poems imply that life, with all of its losses, triumphs, and abrasive intimacies, is far richer and more elaborately metaphorical than poetry can aspire to be-and yet her poems do affectingly recreate this reality. These illuminating poems are the work
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Contents -- Acknowledgments -- I -- II -- III -- IV -- V

In this series of new poems Gail Mazur takes stock-of the complexity of relationships between parents and children, the desires of the body as well as its frailties, the distinctions between memory and history, and the hope of art to capture these seemingly inscrutable realities. By turns mordant and passionate, narrative and meditative, Mazur's poems imply that life, with all of its losses, triumphs, and abrasive intimacies, is far richer and more elaborately metaphorical than poetry can aspire to be-and yet her poems do affectingly recreate this reality. These illuminating poems are the work

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Gail Mazur is the author of Nightfire , The Pose of Happiness , and The Common , the last published by the University of Chicago Press. She is founder and director of the Blacksmith House Poetry Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and teaches in Emerson College's Graduate Program in Writing, Literature and Publishing. She has won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College.

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